Virginia Takes on James Madison at 5 p.m. Wednesday
April 7, 2015
|James Madison at No. 16 Virginia|
|Date/Time||Wed., April 8 | 5 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Davenport Field|
|Multimedia||Live Video ($) | GameTracker|
|Social Media||Twitter: @UVaBaseball | O’Connor Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
VIRGINIA CAVALIERS (19-12, 6-9 ACC)
Probable Starting Rotation
Fr. RHP Derek Casey (2-1, 3.66 ERA)
JAMES MADISON DUKES (12-17, 2-7 CAA)
Probable Starting Pitcher
Fr. LHP Tucker McCoy (1-2, 5.28 ERA)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia baseball team takes on James Madison at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Davenport Field. Ranked as high as No. 14 nationally, the Cavaliers (19-12) are beginning an important stretch of 15 games in the next 21 days heading into the finals break.
A live video broadcast is available through a Cavaliers Live subscription on VirginiaSports.com. Live statistics (GameTracker) also can be found on VirginiaSports.com.
WINA 1070-AM will have the live local radio broadcast.
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Gates open one hour prior to each game. Fans may purchase tickets by logging on to VirginiaSports.com, calling (800) 542-UVA1 or by visiting the ticket office in Bryant Hall during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets will also be sold at the Davenport Field ticket windows beginning one hour prior to each home game.
Virginia in the Latest National Rankings
Perfect Game – 14
NCBWA – 15
USA Today Coaches – 16
Baseball America – 22
D1Baseball – 25
This is the lone meeting between the schools this season. Virginia leads its all-time series with James Madison, 39-25-1, after taking both games last season. UVa defeated JMU 13-2 in the first contest in Charlottesville and 9-3 in the second in Harrisonburg.
The Dukes are 12-17, including a 2-7 mark in the CAA, after taking two of three games last weekend in their series with Delaware. JMU is batting .263 as a team, led by Ky Parrott at .345 and reigning CAA Rookie of the Week Kyle McPherson at .318. JMU’s pitching staff owns a 6.18 ERA.
Virginia heads to Atlanta this weekend for a three-game ACC series with Georgia Tech. The series consists of games at 7 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Each game will be broadcast online by ESPN3.